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Green Supply Chain Management for Sustainable Business Practice

Book Description

The issue of sustainability has become a vital discussion in many industries within the public and private sectors. In the business realm, incorporating such practices allows organizations to re-design their operations more effectively. Green Supply Chain Management for Sustainable Business Practice examines the challenges and benefits of implementing sustainability into the core functions of contemporary enterprises, focusing on how green approaches improve operations in an ecological way. Highlighting key concepts, emerging innovations, and future directions, this book is a pivotal reference source for professionals, managers, educators, and upper-level students.

Table of Contents

  1. Cover
  2. Title Page
  3. Copyright Page
  4. Book Series
    1. Mission
    2. Coverage
  5. Preface
    1. OVERVIEW
    2. CONCLUSION
  6. Section 1: Introduction to Sustainable Supply Chain Management
    1. Chapter 1: Sustainable Supply Chains
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. BACKGROUND OF SUSTAINABILITY IN SUPPLY CHAINS
      4. CURRENT PRACTICE AND BENEFITS OF SUSTAINABLE SUPPLY CHAINS
      5. FACTORS AFFECTING SUSTAINABILITY OF SUPPLY CHAINS
      6. CHALLENGES IN SUSTAINABLE SUPPLY CHAINS
      7. MANAGERIAL IMPLICATIONS
      8. CONCLUSION
      9. REFERENCES
      10. ADDITIONAL READING
    2. Chapter 2: An Introduction to Sustainable Supply Chain Management and Business Implications
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. SUSTAINABILITY
      4. SUPPLY CHAIN MANAGEMENT (SCM)
      5. SUSTAINABLE SUPPLY CHAIN MANAGEMENT (SSCM)
      6. THE UNITED NATIONS GLOBAL COMPACT
      7. CONCLUSION
      8. REFERENCES
  7. Section 2: Measuring the Performance of a Sustainable Supply Chain
    1. Chapter 3: The Development and Analysis of Environmentally Responsible Supply Chain Models
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. SUPPLY CHAIN AND SUPPLY CHAIN MANAGEMENT
      4. ENVIRONMENTAL AWARENESS IN SUPPLY CHAINS
      5. MODELS FOR GREEN SUPPLY CHAINS
      6. REVERSE LOGISTICS: A FIRST STEP
      7. MODELING OF GREEN SUPPLY CHAINS
      8. SUGGESTED RESEARCH DIRECTIONS
      9. SUMMARY
      10. REFERENCES
    2. Chapter 4: Assessing the Green Supply Chain Management for the United Arab Emirates Construction Industry
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. POTENTIAL DRIVING FACTORS TO THE ADOPTION OF GREEN SUPPLY CHAIN MANAGEMENT (GSCM) IN THE UNITED ARAB EMIRATES (UAE)
      4. PROPOSED GREEN SUPPLY CHAIN MANGEMENT (GSCM) STAGES APPLICABLE TO THE UNITED ARAB EMIRATES (UAE) CONSTRUCTION INDUSTRY
      5. GREEN PERFORMANCE MEASURES
      6. POTENTIAL GREEN SUPPLY CHAIN MANAGEMENT (GSCM) CHALLENGES PERCEIVED BY THE CONSTRUCTION INDUSTRY IN THE UNITED ARAB EMIRATES (UAE)
      7. KEY TAKE AWAY POINTS FOR PRACTITIONERS
      8. CONCLUSION
      9. REFERENCES
    3. Chapter 5: A Waste Elimination Process
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. BACKGROUND
      4. THE LEAN MANUFACTURING CONCEPT AND SUSTAINABILITY
      5. LEAN AND SUSTAINABILITY
      6. WASTE ELIMINATION PROCESS AS A LEAN SUSTAINABLE APPROACH
      7. FUTURE RESEARCH IN GREEN AND SUSTAINABLE MANUFACTURING
      8. CONCLUSION
      9. REFERENCES
      10. KEY TERMS AND DEFINITIONS
    4. Chapter 6: Green Supply Chain Management Model for Sustainable Manufacturing Practices
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. LITERATURE REVIEW
      4. METHODOLOGY
      5. DATA ANALYSIS AND FINDINGS
      6. CONCLUSION
      7. SOLUTIONS AND RECOMMENDATIONS
      8. FURTHER RESEARCH DIRECTIONS
      9. REFERENCES
      10. KEY TERMS AND DEFINITIONS
  8. Section 3: Future of Sustainable Supply Chains
    1. Chapter 7: Recent Developments in Green Supply Chain Management
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. BACKGROUND
      4. SUSTAINABLE SOURCING AND LOGISTICS
      5. CONCLUSION
      6. REFERENCES
      7. ADDITIONAL READING
    2. Chapter 8: Integrated Sustainable Supply Chain Management
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. BACKGROUND OF THE STUDY
      4. METHODS: LITERATURE REVIEW
      5. SUGGESTION FOR FUTURE STUDY
      6. CONCLUSION
      7. REFERENCES
    3. Chapter 9: Advocating Sustainable Supply Chain Management and Sustainability in Global Supply Chain
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. BACKGROUND
      4. ADVOCATING SUSTAINABLE SUPPLY CHAIN MANAGEMENT AND SUSTAINABILITY IN GLOBAL SUPPLY CHAIN
      5. FUTURE RESEARCH DIRECTIONS
      6. CONCLUSION
      7. REFERENCES
      8. ADDITIONAL READING
      9. KEY TERMS AND DEFINITIONS
  9. Compilation of References
  10. About the Contributors